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U.S. national debate topic 2008-2009 : alternative energy /

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Other Authors: McCaffrey, Paul, 1977-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : The H. W. Wilson, 2008.
Series:The reference shelf ; v. 80, no. 3
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Fossil fools? Climate change, traditional energy sources, and their drawbacks. Carbon's new math / Bill McKibben
  • The politics of global warming / Thomas Sieger Derr
  • Can the United States shed its oil addiction? / Josef Braml
  • The geopolitics of natural gas / Michael T. Klare
  • Old king coal comes back / Jeremy Main
  • It's scary, it's expensive, it could save the earth / Charles Petit
  • II. Good bye to gasoline? Ethanol and biodiesel. Is ethanol the answer? / Marianne Lavelle and Bret Schulte
  • The price of biofuels / David Rotman
  • Fuel for thought / Frances Cerra Whittelsey
  • Biodiesel: homegrown oil / Greg Pahl
  • III. The sun and the wind: renewable twins? Catching the wind / Jim Motavalli
  • New and improved wind power / Greg Pahl
  • Solar is the solution / Steve Heckeroth
  • Reaching for rays / Aimee Cunningham
  • IV. The hydrogen revolution: is it feasible? The hope for hydrogen / Joan Ogden and Daniel Sperling
  • Fueling U.S. transportation / Michael K. Heiman and Barry D. Solomon
  • Beyond batteries / Carol Potera
  • V. Hydroelectric and wave power: viable alternatives? Hydroelectric power / William Arthur Atkins
  • Ending a dammed nuisance / The Economist
  • Homestead hydropower / Steve Maxwell
  • Blue power / David C. Holzman
  • Wave master / Stuart Nathan
  • VI. Geothermal energy. Geothermal energy, power from the underground / James Yearling
  • Deep heat / Caroline Williams
  • Geothermal technology / Scott Calahan.